The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the following areas:

Southern Webster Parish

North central DeSoto Parish

Southeastern Caddo Parish

West central Bienville Parish

Southeastern Bossier Parish

This warning is in effect until noon today.

A severe thunderstorm is moving into the area right now. It is 8 miles south of Bossier City, moving northeast at 30 mph. We could see wind gusts of up to 60 mph. This storm might also include quarter size hail.

There could be hail damage to cars. There is also a chance we could see some damage to roofs from the wind.

Communities included in this warning are Shreveport, Bossier City, Minden, Haughton, Ringgold, Sibley, Doyline, Dubberly, Dixie Inn, Heflin, Eastwood, Jamestown, Curtis, Fillmore, Bodcau, Plum Orchard Landing, Koran, Gilark, Noles Landing and Lake Bistineau North.

The National Weather Service says torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding.

A tornado watch remains in effect for much of the region until 6pm tonight.

The tornado watch includes the following parishes in north Louisiana:

Caldwell, Grant, Jackson, LaSalle, Lincoln, Ouachita, Union, Winn, Bossier, Bienville, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine and Webster.

Columbia and Union in southwest Arkansas are also included.


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